November 8, 2012 | Press Releases

ESET Earns Eighth Consecutive “Advanced+” and Approved Corporate Product Awards from AV-Comparatives

ESET NOD32 Recognized for Low System Impact

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, has earned an eighth “Advanced+” award for ESET NOD32 Antivirus in the Performance Test and Approved Corporate Product Award for ESET Endpoint Security in the latest review by the independent testing authority AV-Comparatives.

AV-Comparatives – ADVANCED+ Performance Test – OCT 2012                   AV-Comparatives – Approved Corporate Product – OCT 2012
ESET NOD32 Antivirus                         ESET Endpoint Security

ESET NOD32 Antivirus, earned “very fast” rankings for nine out ten categories with key functionalities tested including: file copying, downloading files, launching applications, archiving/unarchiving, installing/uninstalling applications and encoding/transcoding.

AV-Comparatives provides a three-level ranking system of “Standard,” “Advanced” and “Advanced+” awards. To receive an “Advanced+” award, products are compared based on how much impact they have on a system. ESET NOD32’s score of 187.7 out of 200 possible points was higher than 18 other competitive products including those offered by Sophos®, Kaspersky Labs®, Symantec™, McAfee® and Trend Micro™.

"ESET was just awarded an eighth consecutive Advanced+ Award in our most recent performance test, ... This is a very steady growth trend and shows strong development of an award winning software. Combined with a high detection rate in our File Detection Test and Real World Test, ESET products are always some of our top candidates as high performers."
said Andreas Clementi, chairman, AV-Comparatives.

In October 2012, AV-Comparatives tested ESET Endpoint Security/ESET Mail Security products in their annual Business Software Review. ESET was awarded with Approved Corporate Product Award highlighting both of our business software for a very clear and simple user interface that is hard to fault. In testing, the organization aimed to protect their Small Business Server network by using ESET Remote Administrator console to deploy and manage the ESET Endpoint Security on the clients, and by installing the ESET Mail Security on the server.

“ESET’s Remote Administrator is a feature-rich console that provides all the functionality needed for enterprise environments. Its design allows essential monitoring and administration tasks to be easily carried out, making it equally suitable for small and medium-sized businesses,”
concludes the AV-Comparatives Corporate Report.

Moreover, Endpoint Security (Windows 7 64 bit platform) as well as ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition (Mac OS x platform) achieved outstanding results in the latest ICSA Labs Anti-Virus Program testing cycle, both passing Extended WildList detection rate of 100%. Testing was performed under the Anti-Virus Desktop/Server Detection Criteria 4.1, using the August 2012 set from the WildList Organization International.

For a full list of ESET security solutions and to learn more, visit: www.eset.com

For the full copy of AV-Comparatives Performance Test for Antivirus Products, visit:
Performance Test (AV Products) - October 2012

and for the AV-Comparatives Corporate Report visit:
Review of IT Security Suites for Business Users, 2012

 



About ESET

ESET, the pioneer of proactive protection and the maker of the award-winning NOD32 technology which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, is a global provider of security solutions for businesses and consumers. The Company continues to lead the industry in proactive threat detection. By obtaining the 75th VB100 award in September 2012, ESET NOD32 Antivirus holds the world record for the number of Virus Bulletin "VB100” Awards, and has never missed a single “In-the-Wild” worm or virus since the inception of testing in 1998. ESET has been selected as one of the most innovative companies in Europe for the 2011 HSBC European Business Awards and holds number of accolades from AV-Comparatives, AV-TEST and other organizations. ESET NOD32 Antivirus, ESET Smart Security and ESET Cyber Security (solution for Mac) are trusted by millions of global users and are among the most recommended security solutions in the world.

The Company has global headquarters in Bratislava (Slovakia), with regional distribution centers in San Diego (U.S.), Buenos Aires (Argentina), and Singapore; with offices in Sao Paulo (Brazil) and Prague (Czech Republic). ESET has malware research centers in Bratislava, San Diego, Buenos Aires, Singapore, Prague, Košice (Slovakia), Kracow (Poland), Montreal (Canada), Moscow (Russia), and an extensive partner network for 180 countries.